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Idioms about worry

    no worries, Informal.
    1. Don鈥檛 be worried or troubled; everything will be fine: We'll help you move your stuff, no worries!
    2. (used as a conventional reply to thank you or thanks): Oh, no worries, it was fun having you come with us!
    Also not to worry .

Origin of worry

First recorded before 900; Middle English weryen, werwen, wyrwyn 鈥渢o strangle, bite, harass,鈥 Old English wyrgan 鈥渢o strangle鈥; cognate with German w眉rgen

synonym study for worry

3. Worry, annoy, harass all mean to disturb or interfere with someone's comfort or peace of mind. To worry is to cause anxiety, apprehension, or care: to worry one's parents. To annoy is to vex or irritate by continued repetition of interferences: to annoy the neighbors. Harass implies long-continued disturbance, torment, or persecution: to harrass a creditor.

OTHER WORDS FROM worry

wor路ri路er, nounwor路ri路less, adjectivewor路ry路ing路ly, adverb
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What are other ways to say聽worry?

The noun worry means 鈥渁 worried condition or feeling.鈥 How does worry compare to synonyms care and concern? Learn more on Thesaurus.com.聽

How to use worry in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for worry

worry
/ (藞w蕦r瑟) /

verb -ries, -rying or -ried
noun plural -ries

Derived forms of worry

worrying, adjectiveworryingly, adverb

Word Origin for worry

Old English wyrgan; related to Old Frisian wergia to kill, Old High German wurgen (German (er) w眉rgen to strangle), Old Norse virgill, urga rope
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